Location: Derbyshire
Salary: Up to £50000 per annum + + Excellent Package
Posted: 11 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: Mark Boyes

Mark Boyes

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Principal Building Surveyor

Job Description

Principal Building Surveyor - Derbyshire - £50K + £2K Car Allowance, Pension scheme offering competitive contributions, Generous leave entitlement, Flexible working scheme, Annual performance related pay reviews and discretionary quarterly bonus, Subsidised travel: including rail travel and cycle to work scheme, Social space: including televisions, games consoles, pool table, table tennis and table football


Working across numerous specialisms: including MMC and traditional construction methods, a multi-disciplinary Design and Property Consultancy with award-winning services within the public and private sectors.

Job Role

As the Principal Building Surveyor, you will:

  • Lead the Building Surveying team, supporting the business, team and colleagues to achieve maximum potential
  • Manage the team effectively with adherence to commercial performance and resource management via productivity and time methods
  • Support the Associates and Directors, linking effectively and proactively with other teams within Concertus
  • Work proactively and flexibly to support delivery across the service with commercial and solution focus
  • Be the authority for Building Surveying matters relating to specialist areas
  • Lead and manage the improvement of standard systems and procedures within the Building Surveying team
  • Maintain technical competence with a high standard of experience and knowledge around a number of Building Surveying specialisms
  • Lead conversations with clients on Building Surveying matters
  • Manage sub-contractors and consultant partners effectively
  • Maintain a high-level knowledge of legislation, policies, good practice and guidance
  • Ensure projects are completed on budget and to programme


You will be an experienced Building Surveyor with:

  • Degree in Building Surveying (or suitable experience)
  • Working towards professional qualification e.g., MRICS, MCIOB
  • Experience in professional aspects of building surveying competencies including dilapidations and party wall matters
  • Substantial experience in the profession, preferably in a consultancy practice or for a large contractor in a design capacity
  • Knowledge of NBS building software
  • Advanced knowledge of contract administration
  • Effective communication skills across a range of contacts
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • An appropriate level of knowledge of building construction and building regulations with an understanding of planning legislation and health and safety
  • You will be a highly experienced professional with strong interpersonal and organisational skills, including attention to detail and multitasking
  • You will have team management experience and be able to demonstrate leadership competencies

What to do next...

If you are interested in this role, please contact Mark Boyes at Barker Ross on 07808628040 or email your CV to

We manage roles across the construction sector, I specifically specialise in MMC & White-Collar Construction recruitment, we are keen to speak to good candidates for permanent and temporary recruitment.

If this is not the ideal role for you but you are interested in roles of this type, please do not hesitate to give me a call or email your CV to me


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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